Keele University Community Day

This May, Keele University is once again inviting residents of Staffordshire & Cheshire onto campus for another fantastic Community Day on Sunday 31st May 2015, between 1pm and 6pm.

Come along and join Signal 1’s Louise Stones and Chris Bovaird as they host the main stage for this free interactive, fun packed family day which aims to engage with the local community and to raise awareness of the importance of Keele University to local and regional economies and to express the opportunities that Keele University provides for families and communities in educational, employment, sport leisure and cultural activities.

There are a wide range of activities taking place across the campus on the day, please see our zone information below for more details.


The Lost World

Discover Dinosaurs- You'll likely to find yourself on the trail of a missing T-Rex and thats before the movie...A Jurassic experience you'll never forget!
Segways- Have a go on our Segways...Test your balance by shifting the Segway with your weight forwards and backwards!
Observatory- Visit the Keele Observatory and journey into outer space. Get close to the Moon, star clusters and even the Sun!
Planetary Trail- Walk along our Planetary trail, discover the planets in our solar system and absorb the beautiful woodland surrounds.
Stardome Experience- Enter the Stardome and take a trip through the Galaxy and Solar System and discover why Earth is our ideal planet for survival.

Hands-On Discovery

Chancellor's And MacKay building will be holding fun and interactive activities for all ages. Look under a microscope, check out your digestive system, check your pulse and get your hands dirty with slime at our hands-on science roadshow in the exhibition suite, with lots more activities taking place...
Visit the current exhibition- 'Metabolic Landscape' in the Art Gallery, find out more about this exhibition.
Experience cyber anatomy, where you can journey through the human body in 3D.
Visit our 'KAVE' and find out what is like to be a Hospital Pharmacist for the day with this physical, three dimensional environment where you can meet virtual patients, pick up and interact with digital objects, float molecules in mid-air and move them around and step inside the virtual body to see muscles, skeletons and organs in 3D!
Plus there's a whole range of science experiments to have a go at...

Just for Kicks!

Cheerleading- Gimmee a 'K'- Meet the Keele Cheerleaders and have a go at being part of this amazing team
Football Zorbs- Take part in this hilarious 5 a-side match...add some bounce to your day
Racing Pigs- 'Do pigs fly?' Come along to the Community Day and you might just find out
Falconry Displays- get up close to majestic Harris Hawks, Owls, Buzzards and many more birds of prey...
Stoke City F.C- Penalty Shoot-Out with Pottermus
A whole range of inflatable fun including Zorbs!

Centre Stage

Join Louise Stones and Chris Bovaird as they host the main stage in Union Square.
With Headline acts from local acts The Rubikons and Tom Jervis, performances from the ever popular Taiko drummers and a host of other artists across the afternoon, there’s entertainment and fun for all the family!


Hidden Treasures

Explore the hidden treasures at our stunning Grade two listed building and get involved in some great activities including:
Come to Keele Hall and join in the fun and listen to the amazing Keele Symphonia Orchestra followed by a cream tea and cake
View our collection of historic Mason’s Ironstone China in our Raven Mason Suite
We have heritage tour guides on hand to show you around the history of Keele Hall


RSVP and share our event with our friends on Facebook and follow the hashtag #KeeleDay